Imphal: A three day training program on food processing and value addition of important Horticultural Crops of Manipur was formally started from today at the Training Hall, ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Churachandpur.
The training program was organised by Clover Organic Private limited- a service Provider under Manipur Organic Mission Agency (MOMA), Department of Horticulture in collaboration with ICAR-KVK Churachandpur with the supported of MOMA under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCD-NER).
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Project Manager Pritam Singh of Clover Organic Private Limited and KVK Scientists, Dr S Roma Devi and Dr N Soranganba were present during the inaugural function of the training program.
Speaking on the occasion, Project Manager, Pritam of Clover Organic Pvt. Ltd. said that the training program will definitely help the FPCs gain the required skills and experiences which they can further apply to prepare different products in FPC level at their own brand.
He also stated that after the completion of the training program, an exposure visit to different food companies and training on Labelling & Branding for the participants will also be organised.
The KVK scientist Roma Devi led team will give practical training on the processing techniques of different Horticultural crops during the training program.
The training program was participated by the BODs, CEOs & farmers from 6 Farmer Producer Company(FPC) Limited (Zawlbuk organic FPC, Than Than FPC, Manmasi Organic FPC, Green Hills Organic FPC, Gilgal Organic FPC) which was registered under MOVCD-NER, Phase III.
(Courtesy: Khelen Thokchom Trust)
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